Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards leaving hospital

Edwin Edwards: 'I came out on top'

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Edwin Edwards has been released from Ochsner Medical Center after doctors successfully treated his weeklong bout with double pneumonia.

Edwards wife, Trina Edwards said that the former governor has recovered and going home to quarantine with home health nurses. He will also work with a physical therapist as a part of his recovery.

Edwards spent four terms as the governor of Louisiana.

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